Nick Bilton is a New York Times bestselling author, a screenwriter, and a former columnist for The New York Times. Bilton's reporting spans technology, culture, society, the future, and politics. His reporting is credited with helping force the F.A.A. to overturn their longtime ban on using cell phones, iPads, and Kindles on airplanes. His investigative reporting has been cited in congressional inquiries, Federal investigations, criminal cases, and in dozens of books. He regularly appears on television news channels, including BBC, Fox Business, CNBC, , CNBC, , CNBC, , CNBC, , CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, Good Morning America, and CBS This Morning.